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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 29, 1800 Items to be procured for infantry regiments in Philadelphia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs issue of accouterments for use of Infantry regiments, to be deposited in public stores.
June 1, 1799 Captain of Infantry for the Provisional Army Bartholomew Dandridge James McHenry Dandridge informs McHenry that he must turn down his appointment to be Captain of Infantry for the Provisional Army due to engagements in Europe out of his control.
May 5, 1798 Appointment as Surgeon of the 2d Infantry Regiment James McHenry William McCroskey Appoints McCroskey as surgeon of the 2d Regiment of Infantry; asks for his acceptance or rejection of this appointment.
May 23, 1800 Bounty for Additional Infantry Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Bounty money has been provided by the Paymaster General for four complete companies of infantry. Available officers will be employed to recruit the men.
August 8, 1794 Southwest Territory Infantry Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Secretary Knox encloses an abstract of pay due to the dismounted Infantry for the defensive protection of the Southwestern Territory, where William Blount is governor.
May 23, 1800 Bounty for Infantry & Artillerists Alexander Hamilton James McHenry The Paymaster General has been directed to deliver bounty money for eight companies of infantry and four companies of artillerists which should be sufficient for completing the two regiments of artillerists as well as four old regiments of infantry.
March 25, 1800 Request for Issue of Medicine for 10th Regiment of Infantry James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of medicine for use of the 10th Infantry Regiment.
February 26, 1800 Relative Rank of the Officers of the 16th Infantry Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton forwards the definitive arrangement of the relative ranks of the officers of the 16th United States Infantry which he approves.
July 2, 1799 Delivery of supplies to the 10th Regiment of Infantry James McHenry John Harris Asks the keeper of military stores to send a list of supplies to the 10th Regiment of Infantry.
March 18, 1800 Infantry tactics Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Major Alexander Hamilton wants experiments by commanders regarding the natural pace of an average man of 5 feet eight inches, so as to establish the proper measure of a pace which is of primary importance in the tactics of the infantry.
August 1, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons provides the accounts of designated paymasters to Caleb Swan for examination.
August 8, 1799 Request for Issue of Medicine for 10th Infantry James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of medicine to 10th Infantry.
April 12, 1792 Appointment to Captain in the First Regiment of Infantry Henry Knox Jacob Kingsbury Appointment of Kingsbury to Captain in the First Regiment of Infantry.
December 1799 Formation and Disposition of a Regiment of Infantry. Alexander Hamilton [not available] Instructions for the formation and disposition of a regiment of infantry. Describes the number of battalions, divisions, companies, platoons, sections, and squads. Gives the station for officers and non-commissioned officers in order of battle.
March 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Shoes for 10th Regiment of Infantry James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of 17 pairs of shoes to an officer of the 10th Regiment of Infantry.
May 23, 1800 Enlisting Four Companies of Infantry Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Major Bewell has been directed to Rice's brigade for the purpose of enlisting four companies of infantry. Rice is ordered to make every effort to accomplish this object including engaging recruits prior to Bewell's arrival.
1800 Statement of Cost of Certain Garments Comprising a Suit of Infantry Clothing Alexander Hamilton [not available] Statement of the cost of the individual pieces of clothing and accessories which comprise a suit of infantry clothing, at current material prices.
August 31, 1799 Promotions and appointments for the Twelfth Regiment of Infantry James McHenry John Adams Encloses a list of promotions and appointments for the Twelfth Regiment of Infantry and requests - if approved by the President - to have the authority to announce to the respective candidates their appointments.
April 1, 1800 Clothes to be Forwarded to the 2d and 3d Infantry [not available] John Harris Request to deliver to John Wilkins complete sets of clothing for the Second and Third Regiments of infantry to be transported to Bennington to the address of James Richmond.
January 27, 1800 Suspension of Cavalry and Infantry Enlistments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton The House of Representatives voted to suspend enlistments for the six additional Companies of Cavalry and the twelve Regiments of Infantry. Orders should be issued accordingly.
March 15, 1799 Certification of payments; Ensign Meriwether Lewis, 1st Regiment of Infantry Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payments; Ensign Meriwether Lewis, 1st Regiment of Infantry, $259.10 for pay and subsistence.
August 2, 1799 Request to deliver medicine chests to John Wilkins for the Eighth Regiment of Infantry [not available] John Harris Letter, directs delivery of medicine chests for the 8th Regiment of Infantry.
May 14, 1798 Request for Issue of Infantry Overalls to Make Up for Lack of Artillerist Overalls James McHenry John Harris Directs that infantry overalls be issued to artillerists, as none of the latter pattern are currently in store.
August 23, 1799 Sundry returns from officers of artillerists and infantry Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses sundry returns from the officers of several regiments of artillerists and infantry. States that he will handle the distribution of coats and vests for artillerists, but requests that the other articles be forwarded when convenient. Mentions that Capt. Ogden has informed him that the camp kettles furnished him are unfit for use.
May 27, 1797 Delivery of Equipment to Outfit an Entire Company James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver Infantry uniforms, arms, etc. to Staunton, Virginia.